Maltese experimental electronic musician and composer Renzo Spiteri presents Quintessence Solo Performance, a live work of complex sound layers, a powerful narrative and an array of emotions. Premiered at The Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester (UK) in partnership with Future Everything Festival 2015, Quintessence is best described as an immersive experience that surrounds the audience with an alluring world of sound created through the use of sampling and live electronic manipulation, a large suspended metal sheet, a fishing line, vocal phrases, and a sculptural array of acoustic percussion instruments. Quintessence has been performed in Germany and Holland and will be touring the UK in Spring 2016.
“The Maltese artist created an unparalleled sensitising atmosphere […] Spiteri demonstrated an extraordinary talent for questioning the possibilities of the objects surrounding him and converting the insights gained into sounds. His performance demonstrated a singular, aesthetic fascination” (From “Beauty in the Unknown”, Benedikt Stegemann, Frankfurter Allgemeine, 10th November 2015)